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Spotlight

Taskforce on consumer financial law releases report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau taskforce on federal consumer financial law released a report last week with recommendations on how to improve consumer protection in the financial marketplace. 

News

CFPB settles with Omni Financial

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a consent order against Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc., last week requiring the company to pay a $2.175 million civil money penalty.

CFPB sues debt settlement company

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against DMB Financial over alleged violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule and the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.